Careers at the AVMA

Our Core Values

The AVMA is:

  • Ethical
  • Inclusive
  • Science-based
  • Animal-focused
  • Member-centric
  • Supportive
  • Fiscally responsible
  • Efficient
  • Innovative

The AVMA is the national not-for-profit association advocating for and advancing the interests of all veterinary professionals. Serving as a collective voice for our member veterinarians and the veterinary profession as a whole, the AVMA provides wide-ranging benefits to members, including information resources, state and federal advocacy, opportunities to address issues and affect policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine, continuing education opportunities, quality publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services.

The work of the AVMA is carried out by a staff of more than 160 dedicated employees, our members, and volunteer leadership.  Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago, and with a Governmental Relations Division office in Washington, DC, the AVMA is governed by an 18-member volunteer Board of Directors and has a $30 million-plus annual operating budget.

Throughout the AVMA, we take pride in knowing that we are making a difference in animal and human health.

Learn about our history, mission, vision and values.

Why Work at AVMA?

AVMA staff demonstrate their commitment to our members and the veterinary profession we serve in all that they do.  Our employees demonstrate a strong member service orientation combined with a high work ethic to promote a collaborative "can-do" team spirit.

We value our talented staff and believe in investing in their continued growth and development.  From top-notch employee benefits to a stable and supportive work environment, we go out of our way to make AVMA a great place to work.

AVMA Careers Share your passion. Advance veterinary medicine.Current Career Opportunities

View current career opportunities at the AVMA on the Veterinary Career Center.

Equal Opportunity Employer

AVMA is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in open positions without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, citizenship, military status, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, order of protection status, or any other protected characteristics as established by and in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.

This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all policies, procedures, terms, conditions and benefits of employment in effect at the AVMA..